[El-errata] ELSA-2018-4161 Important: Oracle Linux 6 Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

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Tue Jul 10 09:09:53 PDT 2018

Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2018-4161


The following updated rpms for Oracle Linux 6 have been uploaded to the 
Unbreakable Linux Network:



Description of changes:

- block: update integrity interval after queue limits change (Ritika 
Srivastava)  [Orabug: 27586756]
- dccp: check sk for closed state in dccp_sendmsg() (Alexey Kodanev) 
[Orabug: 28001529]  {CVE-2017-8824} {CVE-2018-1130}
- net/rds: Implement ARP flushing correctly (Håkon Bugge)  [Orabug: 
- net/rds: Fix incorrect bigger vs. smaller IP address check (Håkon 
Bugge)  [Orabug: 28236599]
- ocfs2: Fix locking for res->tracking and dlm->tracking_list (Ashish 
Samant)  [Orabug: 28256391]
- xfrm: policy: check policy direction value (Vladis Dronov)  [Orabug: 
28256487]  {CVE-2017-11600} {CVE-2017-11600}

- add kernel param to pre-allocate NICs (Brian Maly)  [Orabug: 27870400]
- mm/mempolicy.c: fix error handling in set_mempolicy and mbind. (Chris 
Salls)  [Orabug: 28242475]  {CVE-2017-7616}
- xhci: Fix USB3 NULL pointer dereference at logical disconnect. 
(Mathias Nyman)  [Orabug: 27426023]
- mlx4_core: restore optimal ICM memory allocation (Eric Dumazet) 
[Orabug: 27718303]
- mlx4_core: allocate ICM memory in page size chunks (Qing Huang) 
[Orabug: 27718303]
- kernel/signal.c: avoid undefined behaviour in kill_something_info When 
running kill(72057458746458112, 0) in userspace I hit the following 
issue. (mridula shastry)  [Orabug: 28078687]  {CVE-2018-10124}
- rds: tcp: compute m_ack_seq as offset from ->write_seq (Sowmini 
Varadhan)  [Orabug: 28085214]
- ext4: fix bitmap position validation (Lukas Czerner)  [Orabug: 28167032]
- net/rds: Fix bug in failover_group parsing (Håkon Bugge)  [Orabug: 
- sctp: verify size of a new chunk in _sctp_make_chunk() (Alexey 
Kodanev)  [Orabug: 28240074]  {CVE-2018-5803}

- netfilter: xt_TCPMSS: add more sanity tests on tcph->doff (Eric 
Dumazet)  [Orabug: 27896802]  {CVE-2017-18017}
- kernel/exit.c: avoid undefined behaviour when calling wait4() 
wait4(-2147483648, 0x20, 0, 0xdd0000) triggers: UBSAN: Undefined 
behaviour in kernel/exit.c:1651:9 (mridula shastry)  [Orabug: 28049778] 
- x86/bugs/module: Provide retpoline_modules_only parameter to fail 
non-retpoline modules (Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk)  [Orabug: 28071992]

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